Saturday, July 21, 2018

Profile: Special Needs Catechetical Program at Holy Family Parish, Stow, Ohio

BY LAURA YEAGER Children are a gift “Special needs children are a gift to us. We have to do the best we can to help them,”...

What Catholics Should Know About Ordinary Time

BY DONNA FRASIER If you think of the liturgical calendar as the “circle of life”, the mystery of Christ unfolds. The significance and beauty of...

Experts Meet in Rome on Internet Safety

Safeguarding Minors from Predators, Porn, and the “Dark Web” PAT GOHN Raising awareness for the preciousness of the dignity of children, especially in the face of...

Parent: “I’m anxious and worried. What if I do a terrible job?”

The shaking had started in the delivery room. My baby's heart rate had slowed, and by the time the nurses wheeled me into surgery...

Go Forth to Bring Peace with Love

A Lesson for Families from St. Teresa of Calcutta SUSIE LLOYD I once visited one of the houses of the Missionaries of Charity, the community founded...

Our Mission Is to Make Parents Disciples

On Reaching Out to your Students’ Parents and Inviting them In JARED DEES If there is one source of complaint or repeated question I can expect...

Supporting Parents: Tips for effective parent meetings

Providing services and programs for parents and guardians is at the heart of parish catechetical effort. How can the parent meetings be both informative and...

Curating and Targeting Adult Faith Formation

On Moving Away From One Size Fits All John Roberto Typical parish adult faith formation approaches often utilize a “one-sizefits-all” program — a Lenten speaker series,...

Pornography is one of the greatest obstacles to conversion and discipleship

By Marcel LeJeune Tacking the tough subject of pornography Porn. The mere mention of the word causes many catechists to become anxious. It is a natural reaction to...

Prayer for Families: February, a month dedicated to the Holy Family

During the month of February dedicated to the Holy Family, and particularly on St. Valentine's Day, let us pray for an increase of true,...